Higher Education

Higher, post-secondary, tertiary, or third level education is the stage of learning that occurs at universities, academies, colleges, seminaries, and institutes of technology. Higher education also includes certain college-level institutions, such as vocational schools, trade schools, and career colleges, that award academic degrees or professional certifications.

Directories:

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Schools: Oriental medicine aims to restore the body's balance and harmony between the natural opposing forces of yin and yang, which can block qi and cause disease. Oriental medicine includes acupuncture, diet, herbal therapy, meditation, physical exercise, and massage. Also called TCM and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Adventist Colleges: The Seventh-day Adventist educational system is the second-largest Christian school system in the world, after the Roman Catholic system. The church supports holistic education:"Mental, physical, social, and spiritual health, intellectual growth, and service to humanity form a core of values that are essential aspects of the Adventist education philosophy".

Aerospace Engineering Schools: Aerospace engineering may be studied at the advanced diploma, bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. levels in aerospace engineering departments at many universities, and in mechanical engineering departments at others. A few departments offer degrees in space-focused astronautical engineering. Some institutions differentiate between aeronautical and astronautical engineering. Graduate degrees are offered in advanced or specialty areas for the aerospace industry. A background in chemistry, physics, computer science and mathematics is important for students pursuing an aerospace engineering degree.

Agricultural Colleges: Agricultural Education is the teaching of agriculture, natural resources, and land management. Classes taught in an agricultural education curriculum may include horticulture, land management, turf grass management, agricultural science, small animal care, machine and shop classes, health and nutrition, livestock management, and biology.

Alternative Colleges: Education, and in some cases a lifestyle, that is intentionally not mainstream compared to other institutions. Through the use of experimental and unconventional curricula and offering choice to students as to what and how they will study, such institutions distinguish themselves from traditional faculties.

American Colleges/Universities Abroad: Free standing Universities accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education and American Colleges with International Campuses.

Applied and Clinical Sociology Programs: Applied or clinical sociology uses sociological insights or methods to guide practice, research, or social reform. Learning Objectives. Identify ways sociology is applied in the real world.

Apprenticeship Programs: An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).

Architecture Schools: The course of study of the Bachelor of Architecture includes studio courses on design and aesthetic theory, as well as practical courses on structures, building mechanical systems, electrical systems, plumbing and construction. Student work is often in the form of drawings and renderings, either through computer-aided design or drafting by hand. Students also build physical models and create presentation boards for drawings and graphics.

Art Colleges:College & University Programs for Art, Music, Voice & Theater.

Astronomy Schools: Astronomy education or astronomy education research (AER) refers both to the methods currently used to teach the science of astronomy and to an area of pedagogical research that seeks to improve those methods.

Autism Colleges: Colleges in the United States offering services and classes for students on the Autism Spectrum.

Baptist Colleges: Baptist Colleges in the United States.

Beauty Schools: Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics/Skin Care, Nail Technology, Teacher Training, Make-Up Artist Training, Electrology, Permanent Make Up, Continuing Education, Hair Design, Laser Training, Massage Therapy, Salon Management, Hair Braiding, Fashion Design, Electrolysis

Benedictine Colleges: Benedictine Colleges and Universities in the United States.

Bible Colleges: Bible Colleges are institutions that prepare students for Church ministry with theological education, Biblical studies and practical ministry training

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Schools: Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms. Molecular biology is the branch of biology that concerns the molecular basis of biological activity in and between cells, including molecular synthesis, modification, mechanisms and interactions.

Business Schools: A business school teaches topics such as accounting, administration, strategy, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, information systems, logistics, marketing, organizational psychology, organizational behavior, public relations, research methods and real estate among others.

Catholic Colleges: Catholic Colleges in the United States.

Chemical Engineering Schools: Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that uses principles of chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology, and economics to efficiently use, produce, design, transport and transform energy and materials. The work of chemical engineers can range from the utilisation of nano-technology and nano-materials in the laboratory to large-scale industrial processes that convert chemicals, raw materials, living cells, microorganisms, and energy into useful forms and products.

Chemistry Colleges: Chemistry is the study of concepts such as stoichiometry, prediction of reaction products, thermodynamics, nuclear chemistry, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, and many of the rudiments of physical chemistry.

Chiropractic Schools: Students are trained in academic areas including scopes of practice, neurology, radiology, microbiology, psychology, ethics, biology, gross anatomy, chemistry/biochemistry, spinal anatomy, phlebotomy, neurology and more. Prospective students are also usually trained in clinical nutrition, public health, pediatrics and other health or wellness related areas.

Christian Colleges: Christian Colleges in the United States.

Classical Christian Colleges: Classical, Christian Colleges provide the best possible education to help every child reach their God-given potential, promoting Classical Christian Education.

Cognitive Science Schools: Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary, scientific study of the mind and its processes. It examines the nature, the tasks, and the functions of cognition. Cognitive scientists study intelligence and behavior, with a focus on how nervous systems represent, process, and transform information.

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Colleges & Universities: Junior College, Community College, four year Colleges & Universities.

Collegiate Recovery Programs: College and University Programs providing a supportive environment for those recovering from Substance Abuse problems.

Community Colleges: Community Colleges, State Colleges, Junior Colleges.

Court Reporting Programs: Courting Reporting is a person whose occupation is to capture the live testimony in proceedings using voice writing and/or a stenographic machine, thereby transforming the proceedings into an official certified transcript by nature of their training, certification, and usually licensure. This can include courtroom hearings and trials, depositions, sworn statements, and more.

Criminal Justice Sciences Programs: The study of criminal justice and corrections involves research methods for criminology, criminological theory and the psychology behind criminal behavior. Those in this field work to help society operate safely and effectively.

Culinary Schools: Institutions devoted to education in the art and science of cooking and food preparation. Many programs include practical experience in the kitchen of a restaurant attached to the school or a period of work experience in a privately owned restaurant.

Dental Schools : Tertiary educational institution that teaches dental medicine to prospective dentists.

Dominican Colleges: Catholic Colleges founded by the Dominican Order in the United States. Some are under diocesan control and no longer directly run by the order.

Dyslexia Colleges: Dyslexia is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. Problems may include difficulties in spelling words, reading quickly, writing words, "sounding out" words in the head, pronouncing words when reading aloud and understanding what one reads.

Early Colleges: Middle Colleges, Early Colleges, Gateway to College Programs.

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English Language Schools: Educational Programs offering classes for English as a Second Language

Episcopal Colleges: Episcopal Colleges and Universities in the United States.

ESL Schools: Educational Programs offering classes for English as a Second Language

Environmental Health Academic Programs: Environmental health is the branch of public health concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment affecting human health. Environmental health focused on the natural and built environments for the benefit of human health. The major subdisciplines of environmental health are: environmental science; environmental and occupational medicine, toxicology and epidemiology.

Family & Consumer Science Programs: Family and consumer sciences studies the relationship between individuals, families, and communities and the environment in which they live.

Fashion Schools: Schools and Universities offering programs and degrees in the Fashion Design industry.

Film Schools: A film school is any educational institution dedicated to teaching aspects of filmmaking, including such subjects as film production, film theory, digital media production, and screenwriting.

Financial Aid: Scholarships, Grants, Student Loans and Student Programs/Internships

Food Sciences & Technology Programs: Food and Science Technology focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of converting raw agricultural products into processed forms suitable for direct human consumption, and the storage of such products.

Forensic Science Education Programs: Forensic science, also known as criminalistics, is the application of science to criminal and civil laws, mainly--on the criminal side--during criminal investigation, as governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure. Forensic scientists collect, preserve, and analyze scientific evidence during the course of an investigation. While some forensic scientists travel to the scene of the crime to collect the evidence themselves, others occupy a laboratory role, performing analysis on objects brought to them by other individuals.

Forestry Colleges: Forestry is the science, art, and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests and associated resources, in a sustainable manner, to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human benefit.

Friends Colleges: Schools which provides an education based on the beliefs and testimonies of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Genetic Counseling Schools: Genetic counseling is the process of advising individuals and families affected by or at risk of genetic disorders to help them understand and adapt to the medical, psychological and familial implications of genetic contributions to disease; this field is considered necessary for the implementation of genomic medicine.

Graduate Schools: Master and Doctoral Degrees in the United States.

Healthcare Management Colleges: Study in the knowledge and competencies needed for careers in health administration, involving the management of hospitals and other health services organizations, as well as public health infrastructure and consulting. Programs can differ according to setting; although practitioner-teacher model programs are typically found in colleges of medicine, health professions, or allied health, classroom-based programs can be found in colleges of business or public health.

Hispanic Serving Institutes: Institution participating in a federal program designed to assist colleges or universities in the United States that attempt to assist first generation, majority low income Hispanic students.

Historical Black Colleges: Institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community

Homeopathy Schools: Homeopathy or homoeopathy is a pseudoscientific system of alternative medicine. Homeopathy is an alternative medicine. It was created in the 18th century by Samuel Hahnemann. The theory behind homeopathy is that an ill person can be healed with very small amounts of something that produces the symptoms of the illness in a healthy person.

Human Service Education Programs: Human services is an interdisciplinary field of study with the objective of meeting human needs through an applied knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of service populations.

Islamic Colleges: Islamic Colleges and Universities in the United States.

International Affairs Programs: International relations (IR) or international affairs (IA) is the study in interconnectedness of politics, economics and law on a global level. Depending on the academic institution, it is either a field of political science, an interdisciplinary academic field similar to global studies, or an entirely independent academic discipline in which students take a variety of internationally focused courses in social science and humanities disciplines.

Jewish Colleges & Universities: A Jewish college is an institution that seeks to education students in not only the standard curriculum, but also the Jewish faith. Jewish colleges have numerous educational departments, including the seminary school.

Jesuit Colleges: Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Journalism Schools: Journalism school is a school or department, usually part of an established university, where journalists are trained.

Land-Grant Institutions: A land-grant university is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. The Morrill Acts funded educational institutions by granting federally controlled land to the states for them to sell, to raise funds, to establish and endow "land-grant" colleges. The mission of these institutions as set forth in the 1862 Act is to focus on the teaching of practical agriculture, science, military science and engineering as a response to the industrial revolution and changing social class.

Landscape Architect Colleges: Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and soil conditions and processes in the landscape, and the design of interventions that will produce the desired outcome.

Latino/Chicano Studies Programs: An academic discipline which studies the experience of people of Hispanic ancestry in the United States. Closely related to other ethnic studies disciplines such as African-American studies, Asian American studies, and Native American studies, Latino studies critically examines the history, culture, politics, issues, sociology, spirituality (Indigenous) and experiences of Hispanic people. Drawing from numerous disciplines such as sociology, history, literature, political science, religious studies and gender studies, Latino studies scholars consider a variety of perspectives and employ diverse analytical tools in their work.

Lutheran Colleges: Lutheran Colleges in the U.S.

Law Schools: Civil Rights, Corporate & Securities Law, Criminal Law, Education Law, Employment & Labor Law, Environmental & Natural Resources Law, Family & Juvenile, Health Law, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property law, International Law, Real Estate Law, Sports & Entertainment Law, Tax Law

Leadership Education Programs: Leadership Programs trains and provide degrees for those looking to become Principals, Assistant Principals, Superintendents and anything regarding leadership in education

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Marriage Family Therapy Colleges: Family therapy, also referred to as couple and family therapy, marriage and family therapy, family systems therapy, and family counseling, is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development.

Massage Therapy Schools: Massage Therapy is the manipulation of the muscles and other soft tissues of the body (as by stroking, kneading, or rubbing with one or both hands or an instrument) by a massage therapist for therapeutic purposes (as to relieve pain, promote healing, or improve physical functioning).

Medical Physics Education Programs: Medical Physics is the application of physics to medicine. It uses physics concepts and procedures in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Medical Physics includes areas such as Radiotherapy physics, Diagnostic Radiology physics, Nuclear Medicine Physics, and Radiation Protection.

Medical Schools: A medical school is a tertiary educational institution--or part of such an institution--that teaches medicine, and awards a professional degree for physicians and surgeons.

Mennonite Colleges: The teachings of the Mennonites were founded on their belief in both the mission and ministry of Jesus Christ, which they held to with great conviction despite persecution by the various Roman Catholic and Protestant states. Over the years, Mennonites have become known as one of the historic peace churches because of their commitment to nonviolence. Schools have not only their own schools, but their own curriculum and teaching staff.

Mens Colleges:Same Sex Colleges in the U.S.

Mercy Colleges: Mercy schools, though geographically and culturally diverse, share a common heritage, legacy and mission. Committed to meeting the current needs of children, young women and men, Mercy secondary and elementary education remains a vital component of the works of the Sisters of Mercy and their partners.

Midwifery Colleges: Midwifery is the health science and health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the newborn), in addition to the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives.

Mining Engineering Schools: A mining engineer is somebody who is academically accomplished in the engineering discipline of extraction of minerals from underneath the ground, above the ground or on it. Mining engineering is associated with many other disciplines, such as mineral processing, exploration, excavation, geology, and metallurgy, geotechnical engineering and surveying. A mining engineer may manage any phase of mining operations - from exploration and discovery of the mineral resource, through feasibility study, mine design, development of plans, production and operations to mine closure.

Montessori Teacher Training Programs: Montessori method is characterized by an emphasis on self-directed activity on the part of the child and clinical observation on the part of the teacher.

Mortician Colleges: Mortuary science is the study of deceased bodies through mortuary work. The term is most often applied to a college curriculum in the United States that prepares a student for a career as a mortician or funeral director.

Nuclear Medicine Technology Colleges: Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Natural Resources Colleges: Offering bachelor's, master's or doctoral degrees in natural resource science, natural resource management, or related fields.

Naturopathic Schools: Naturopathy or naturopathic medicine is a form of alternative medicine that employs an array of pseudoscientific practices branded as natural, non-invasive, or promoting self-healing.

Nutrition Schools : Associates, Bachelors, masters, PhD, DrPH, DC, ND degrees for Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Culinary, Exercise Science and Public Health.

Online Colleges:Associates, Bachelors, Certificates, GED/Diplomas, Masters Degrees Online.

Optometry Colleges: Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or contact lenses.

Osteopathic Colleges: Training of osteopathic physicians is distinct from that of their MD counterparts due to emphasis placed on a view of the patient as a whole person, with four key principles central to the care of all patients: The body is a unit of mind, body and spirit. The body is capable of self-regulation, self healing, and health maintenance. Structure and Function are reciprocally interrelated. Rational treatment is based upon these basic principles.

Pharmacy Schools: Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE)-accredited pharmacy program allows pharmacy students to sit for licensure examinations and become registered pharmacists (R.Ph.) through each state's respective subsidiary of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).

Podiatric Medical Colleges: A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine is considered a physician of the foot and ankle.

Police Academies: A police academy is a training school for new police recruits, also known as a law enforcement academy. They all have various background checks, examination, physical requirements, medical requirements, legal training, driving skills, equipment training and firearm training for new police recruits. The academy prepares the recruits for the police force they will be assigned to when they graduate.

Polygraph Schools: A polygraph examiner conducts polygraph tests, better known as lie detector tests. As highly trained and disciplined technicians, they often give these tests to witnesses, suspects and other individuals involved in a criminal trial.

Presbyterian Colleges: Presbyterian Colleges and Universities in the United States.

Psychology and Counseling Schools: Counseling psychologists help people with physical, emotional and mental health issues improve their sense of well‐being, alleviate feelings of distress and resolve crises. They also provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of more severe psychological symptoms.

Public Health Schools: Public health is an interdisciplinary field. For example, epidemiology, bio-statistics and management of health services are all relevant. Other important sub-fields include environmental health, community health, behavioral health, health economics, public policy, mental health, health education, occupational safety, gender issues in health, and sexual and reproductive health.

Rabbinical/Talmudic Schools: The Master of Rabbinic Studies (MRb) is a graduate degree granted by a Yeshiva or rabbinical school. It involves the academic study of Talmud, Jewish law, philosophy, ethics, and rabbinic literature. In many institutions, this degree is a standard component in the study for semicha.

Radiology/Radiologic Technology Colleges: Radiology is the medical discipline that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases within the bodies of both humans and animals.; Radiologic Technologists are healthcare professionals who specialize in the imaging of human anatomy for the diagnosis and treatment of pathology.

Risk Management and Insurance Programs: Insurance Risk Management is the assessment and quantification of the likelihood and financial impact of events that may occur in the customer's world that require settlement by the insurer; and the ability to spread the risk of these events occurring across other insurance underwriter's in the market.

Sea Grant Colleges: Colleges and Universities involved in scientific research, education, training, and extension projects geared toward the conservation and practical use of the coasts, Great Lakes, and other marine areas.

Sign Language Interpreter Schools: A sign language interpreter is a professional who is fluent in two or more (sign) languages and interprets between a source language and a target language and mediate across cultures. The interpreter's task is to facilitate communication in a neutral manner, ensuring equal access to information and participation.

Social Work Colleges: Social work is an academic discipline and practice-based profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups, and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being by aiding them in finding their own solutions that leads to self-reliance.

Software Engineering Schools: Software engineering is the systematic application of engineering approaches to the development of software. Software engineering is a branch of computing science.

Space Grant Colleges: The space-grant colleges are educational institutions in the United States that comprise a network of fifty-two consortia formed for the purpose of outer-space-related research. Each consortium is based in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and each consists of multiple independent space-grant institutions, with one of the institutions acting as lead. Similar programs include land-grant colleges (instituted in 1862), sea-grant colleges (instituted in 1966), and sun-grant colleges (instituted in 2003). Unlike in the land-grant program, no economic rights to outer space have been granted in the space-grant program, only money.

Special Needs Colleges: Colleges in the United States offering services and classes for students with Special Needs- both neurological and learning disabilities.

Sports Management Schools: Sport management is the field of business dealing with sports and recreation. Some examples of sport managers include the front office system in professional sports, college sports managers, recreational sport managers, sports marketing, event management, facility management, sports economics, sports finance, and sports information.

Summer Sessions: College and University Summer Programs in the U.S.

Sun Grant Programs: The Sun Grant Association is a group of six U.S. universities that serve as regional centers of the Sun Grant Initiative, established by the U.S. Congress in the Sun Grant Research Initiative Act of 2003. They research and develop sustainable and environmentally friendly bio-based energy alternatives. The Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, and the Department of Agriculture are partners in the initiative. The centers were established at Land-Grant Universities to serve different geographic regions of the United States, in the tradition of the Congress-established programs of sea grant colleges in 1966 and space grant colleges in 1988.

Technical Colleges:Technical school is a general term used for a two-year college that provides mostly employment-preparation skills for trained labor, such as welding, culinary arts and office management.

Textile & Apparel Programs: Textile & Apparel is a general program that focuses on the development of textile products and their distribution and use in terms of the psychological, social, economic, and physical needs of consumers.

Theological Seminaries: A seminary, theological seminary, theological college or divinity school is an educational institution for educating students in theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy or for other ministry.

Trade Schools: Online & Correspondence Schools, Industrial & Skilled Trades Programs, Automotive Programs, Business Programs, Culinary Programs, Arts & Design Programs, Diving Programs, Beauty School Programs, Education Programs, Health Care Programs, Legal & Criminal Justice Programs, Media Arts Programs, Real Estate Programs, Technology Programs, IT Certification Programs, Aviation Programs, Animal and Veterinary Programs, Various Other Programs.

Tribal Colleges: Educational Institutions distinguished by being controlled and operated by American Indian tribes; they have become part of American Indians' institution-building in order to pass on their own cultures.

Truck Driving Schools: A commercial driver's license is a driver's license required to operate large or heavy vehicles.

United Church of Christ Schools: The United Church of Christ is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination based in the United States, with historical confessional roots in the Congregational, Reformed, and Lutheran traditions, and with approximately 4,882 churches and 824,866 members.

Urban Planning Schools: An urban planning degree is a four-year undergraduate program that trains students in the design, engineering, management, and resolution of issues related to urban environments. It includes learning the basics of planning at the level of individual neighborhoods up to cities and regions.

Veterinary Schools: Veterinary education is the tertiary education of veterinarians. To become a veterinarian, one must first complete a veterinary degree (DVM, VMD, BVS, BVSc, BVMS, BVM, cand.med.vet).

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Waldorf Teacher Training Programs: The Waldorf approach emphasizes the role of the imagination in learning, developing thinking that includes a creative as well as an analytic component.

Womens Colleges: Women's colleges in higher education are undergraduate, bachelor's degree-granting institutions, often liberal arts colleges, whose student populations are composed exclusively or almost exclusively of women.

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- State Colleges
- TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) Programs